Like many of you, we have spent the past 3 months training a lot indoors. Luckily, exercising outdoors was never banned in Wales however we were limited. For example, cycling was only permitted a “reasonable walking distance” from home. So, before you knew it we were both signed up to Zwift and the Wahoo KICKR... Continue Reading →
8 reasons why Ironman Cozumel needs to be on your race bucket list.
The social media posts from the athletes at the race last week have brought back some great memories of our trip to Ironman Cozumel in November 2018. Having completed my first Ironman at Wales in September I was in desperate need of a relaxing holiday however, they aren’t really David’s cup of tea so when... Continue Reading →
Should you race without training..?
It's that time of year again.. 90% of my Facebook feed have just run Cardiff Half marathon, the London Marathon magazines are landing on doorsteps and I'm seeing posts on the "Ironman Wales Journey" facebook group which read abit like "So I've got a spot for Ironman Wales, I've never ridden a bike/done a triathlon/swum... Continue Reading →
A summer of racing in West Wales
Things have gone quiet on the blog and in triathlon generally since Ironman Ireland.. I always planned my season this way. I knew I had a busy July and August of hens and weddings and I wanted to enjoy myself without having to force out training for any events. So I suppose I’ve had a... Continue Reading →
Training for Ironman Ireland – Week 3
Here it is - the final installment in this thrilling series! Ha. Week 1 and 2 can be found HERE and HERE. 3rd-9th June I think it is fair to say that by this point in my training I was starting to tyre and counting down the days to taper. MONDAY - Pyramid swim session.... Continue Reading →
Training for Ironman Ireland – Week 2
If you missed Week 1 you can read that HERE. So after a solid first week of training there was not to be much recovery at the start of the week as it was Bank Holiday Monday! I also had the Tuesday off work because it's tradition in our office to be closed on the... Continue Reading →
Training for Ironman Ireland – Week 1
It's Tuesday today and we are officially into our "taper" for Ironman Ireland. It's been a big 3 week block of training and I thought I would write a few posts looking back at my biggest training block this year and how I've fit it in around work and life generally. If no-one finds it... Continue Reading →